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Meaning of pogey

po•gey

Pronunciation: (pō'gē), [key]
— pl. adj. -geys,
—n.
    1. an institution maintained by private charities or government funds for the housing of the aged, sick, orphaned, or feeble-minded; an old-age home, charity hospital, orphanage, or the like.
    2. any form of charity or government relief.
    3. unemployment insurance provided by the government.
—adj.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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